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christmas morning: walnut cake

On Christmas morning I turn into a giddy child. I have a hard time sleeping on the 24th and I wake up early, probably way too early, filled with excitement for the morning ahead. Around noon, we head to my…

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a respite from the crazy: white bean, yam & kale stew (with sausage)

It’s been a crazy, stressful time over here at ELS HQ. This past weekend I wrapped up a very busy 2-day craft fair (thanks to all of you who stopped by and said hi!) and mailed out a bunch of…

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hasty apple cake: ozark pudding cake

It’s apple-eating season and I’m enjoying the bounty. I’ve been eating local apples since late August and I’m not tiring of them anytime soon. Granny Smiths have been my favorite for a long time, but for the past couple of…

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rustic dessert: winter fruit pie with walnut crumb

I made this pie for Thanksgiving and realized that I forgot to post about it. A shame since it’s a very good pie.┬áBut it all works out since Amercian Thanksgiving is coming up in a few weeks and this pie…

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in your corner: chard & nappa cabbage sesame coconut slaw

In a world where inspiration can come from everywhere, sometimes it seems like advice is a dime a dozen. Pick a font, slap up a poster and your motto is gold, at least for the time being. While I love…

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roasted veggie enchilagnas?! why not!

Boy, has it ever been a time! I’m feeling a little worn out and run down trying to get over the cold that won’t let me go while trying to wrap up work projects and starting new ones. Phew! Well,…

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i like you best: fresh apple spice cookies

I love fall. For me, it’s all about the trees with their heavy, colouful leaves. And air so cool and crisp that requires your favorite cardigan, slightly wrinkled and maybe a bit musty from its hiding place at the back…

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a happy combo: golden squash coconut-chocolate chip loaf

Chocolate, coconut and my taste buds are a winning trifecta. My taste buds don’t lie. In the past I’ve made ice cream, granola, chewy squares, almond joy copycats, banana bread, and my favourite macaroon squares. And now I can add…

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